Keeping Your Body In Motion

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Please fill out our general appointment form below or call our referral service at 888-4GW-DOCS to schedule an in-person or virtual appointment. Virtual Health enables you to speak with providers using your phone, tablet or computer.

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People exercising in a park - GW HospitalWhen you have an orthopedic problem, you can miss out on doing some of the things you love. GW Orthopedics wants to help you overcome your challenges and reclaim your quality of life. We can help with orthopedic services from neck to toe. Turn to us for injuries and disorders involving joints, bones, muscles, ligaments and tendons.

We offer a full program with a team of doctors who specialize in each part of the body. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment options are available. Our goal is to provide advanced treatment to help get you back to your active lifestyle.

Orthopedic Conditions We Treat

GW Orthopedics provides medical care for orthopedic conditions including:

  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and other ligament injuries
  • Arthritis (ankle, cervical and lumbar spine, foot, hand, hip, knee, shoulder)
  • Avascular necrosis (loss of blood to the bone)
  • Bunions and hammertoe
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Cervical and spinal stenosis
  • Dupytren's disease
  • Fractures (broken bones)
  • Joint and bone pain
  • Lumbar radiculopathy
  • Meniscus injuries
  • Myelopathy (severe spinal compression)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellar maltracking and dislocation
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Tendonitis (elbow, shoulder)
  • Trigger finger/thumb

Each patient is given a personal treatment plan. You will receive care from providers in a number of specialties. The care team may include orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, sports medicine specialists and more.

Advanced Orthopedic Surgery Technology

Orthopedics, GW University Hospital, Washington, DC

GW Hospital is the first in Washington, D.C. to use the ROSA® (Robotic Surgical Assistant) Knee System for total joint replacements. The ROSA system helps surgeons perform procedures with greater accuracy. The fit of your implant is tailored to your unique anatomy. This helps improve comfort and your overall experience after the surgery. This minimally invasive surgery may result in less scarring, a quicker recovery and less pain.*

Recognized for Quality

US News and World Report orthopedicsGW Hospital was named a High Performing Hospital for Orthopedics and Hip Fracture by U.S. News & World Report for 2024-25. This award recognizes GW Hospital's commitment to a higher standard of orthopedic care. Hospitals that earned a high performing rating from U.S. News were significantly better than the national average.

Newsweek America's Best Physical Rehabilitation CentersThe George Washington University Hospital was named the best physical rehabilitation center in Washington, DC in 2022 by Newsweek and Statista Inc., a leading global provider of statistics and rankings.

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Blue Distinction Center Knee and Hip

In 2020, GW Hospital received designation as a Blue Distinction® Center for Knee and Hip Replacement from CareFirst BlueCross® BlueShield® (CareFirst), as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. This remarkable achievement demonstrates our ongoing commitment to providing the highest quality, patient centric care in orthopedic surgery.

Patient Success Stories

Joseph Brooks, an avid bowler, values his active life. After rotator cuff surgery, he’s back rolling strikes — and sleeping better, too — pain-free. Learn why he chooses GW again and again to keep him doing the things he loves. “GW Hospital got me back to where I need to be.”

Ron Byrd had minimally invasive surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff. Now, he feels as though he has a new shoulder.

Comprehensive Services

We provide nonsurgical treatments like casting, injectable medicines and physical therapy. If you need surgery, we offer minimally invasive spine and joint procedures that may lead to less pain, shorter hospital stays and quicker recoveries.*

Foot, Ankle, Shoulder, Elbow Care

Are you having trouble with your feet, ankles, shoulders or elbows? GW Hospital can evaluate and treat many conditions.

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Hip Care

We offer many options for hip conditions, including our Hip Preservation Program. Treatments include minimally invasive hip surgery and total hip replacement.

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Knee Care

Specialists at GW Hospital provide advanced treatments for complex knee conditions. These include osteoarthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, ACL injuries and knee effusion.

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Spine Care

We provide advanced treatment for spine disorders such as scoliosis, spinal stenosis and ruptured or herniated discs.

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Sports Medicine

We diagnose and treat sports injuries and overuse syndromes. Treatment options include physical therapy, arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery and ligament reconstruction.

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Total Joint Replacement Center

Our goal is to get you back on your feet. We offer both hip and knee replacement procedures. You get support every step of the way. 

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Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

The trauma team is ready 24/7 with access to care from a wide range of specialists. We excel in minimally invasive fracture repairs to speed your recovery process.

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Your Safety Is Our Priority

At GW Hospital, you can get the care you need with peace of mind. We take careful measures to help keep you safe during your visit. We offer in-person and virtual appointments. Call 888-4GW-DOCS to schedule a visit.

*Individual results may vary. There are risks associated with any surgical procedure. Talk with your doctor about these risks to find out if robotic surgery or minimally invasive surgery is right for you.